[PBS NewsHour] - HARI SREENIVASAN: Filmmaker Sharon La Cruise is the director of the documentary "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock," which aired at the beginning of the month. Her film recounts the life of the civil rights activist Daisy Bates, who defended the
[Houston Baptist Collegian] - Daisy Bates, an activist and leader from Arkansas, became one of the first to push for racial equality in the state and played a vital role as the driving force behind the Little Rock Nine, a group of black students who gained national attention for
[Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio] - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (he wrote her a letter of encouragement while she was in jail) and Daisy Bates, leader of the Little Rock public schools desegregation efforts. Stephens won support from baseball legend Jackie Robinson (he sent her a
[Arkansas Online (subscription)] - During the event, the day was honored by a proclamation from the office of Governor Mike Beebe, ordaining the day to be Daisy Bates Day in Arkansas. The day is being concentrated by Philander Smith this year to honor Bates, a leader during the
[Today's THV] - The first tour begins at 1:00 pm, and the second begins at 2:00 pm The Daisy Bates House is located at West 28th Street in Little Rock. Parking is available along West 28th Street. Admission is free. Rangers will meet visitors at the beginning of
[Arkansas Times (blog)] - BATES HOME: The home of Daisy Bates, shown in after the front window was broken, will be subject of a tour today. I mentioned earlier that Washington's Birthday is a good day to think about veterans. This is also a state holiday — Daisy Batson
[Lansing State Journal] - Here's a sampling: “Independent Lens” (11 pm Tuesdays): “Daisy Bates” profiles a civil rights leader in 1950s Little Rock, Tuesday; “The Back Power Mixtape ” uses a Swedish news team's footage of US racial issues, Feb.
[Arkansas Times] - Filmmaker Sharon La Cruise will discuss what she learned while making the documentary "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" at the Clinton School of Public Service, 6 pm, free. The cast of MTV's "The Buried Life" gives a presentation at the